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DNA Left on Abandoned Bike Leads to Arrest in Florida Murder Case

June 22, 2018
Police in Miami Gardens (FL) say that DNA collected from a bicycle abandoned at a murder scene in March led to the arrest of 23-year-old David Jones.

Houston Forensic Science Center Outsources DNA Work to Tackle Backlog

June 20, 2018
The Houston Forensic Science Center will outsource most of its DNA work to a private laboratory for the next 10 months to play catch-up with a backlog of evidence.

New Tool Predicts Eye, Hair, and Skin Color From DNA Sample

May 21, 2018
The HIrisPlex-S DNA test system is capable of simultaneously predicting eye, hair, and skin color phenotypes from DNA. Users, such as law enforcement officials or anthropologists, can enter relevant data using a laboratory DNA analysis tool, and the webtool will predict the pigment profile of the DNA donor.

Suspect in Infamous Serial Rapes and Murders Captured After 40 Years of Investigation

April 25, 2018
Sacramento County District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert and Sheriff Scott Jones said they relied on DNA evidence to arrest Joseph James DeAngelo, 72, who lived for more than three decades on a quiet street in Citrus Heights.

Arizona Police Find Murder Suspect Using Familial DNA

April 11, 2018
Scottsdale, AZ, police arrested 42-year-old Ian L. Mitcham for the February 2015 murder of Scottsdale resident Allison Feldman. A familial DNA search ultimately led to his arrest Tuesday.

California Supreme Court Upholds Law Allowing DNA Collection Upon Arrest

April 2, 2018
The California Supreme Court decided 4-3 Monday that the state may continue to take DNA from people arrested for a felony crime.

DNA Labs International Confirms Suspect in 13-Year-Old Sexual Battery Case

August 1, 2017
DNA Labs International was able to determine the probability of paternity for the suspect, allowing for a warrant for the man's arrest to be obtained for two counts of sexual battery on a mentally defective person.

Genetic Witness

November 8, 2016

What if you have unidentified remains and no clue as to who the person is? Or blood from a suspect, but no idea of who to look for? Snapshot DNA Phenotyping can analyze an unidentified person's DNA to create a picture of what he or she looks like.

National LE Museum Holds Discussion of Forensic Science in O.J. Simpson Trial

October 5, 2016
On Tuesday, October 4, 2016, the National Law Enforcement Museum presented the 14th installment of its popular Witness to History panel discussion series, sponsored by Target. "Investigating O.J. Simpson: The Case for DNA" was held at the U.S. Navy Memorial's Burke Theatre.

Florida Crime Labs Help Eliminate Backlog of Rape Kits

May 9, 2016
A new law in Florida is investing $10.7 million in Florida's crime laboratories.

Parabon Announces Snapshot Facial Reconstruction Service

February 25, 2016
Parabon NanoLabs' new Snapshot Facial Reconstruction Service produces accurate antemortem composite images of deceased persons from skeletonized remains. The service combines two complementary methods of estimating appearance from skeletal evidence: DNA phenotyping and forensic facial reconstruction.

DNA Labs International Signs Laura Burgess Marketing for Public Relations and Marketing

February 24, 2016
DNA Labs International, a specialist in forensic casework for law enforcement agencies, attorneys, and government forensic labs, announced today that Laura Burgess Marketing (LBM) will be providing public relations and marketing services to extend the brand across all channels.

Parabon Receives National Geographic Grant for Snapshot DNA Phenotyping Project

October 6, 2015
Parabon NanoLabs (Parabon) announced today receipt of a grant from the National Geographic Society Expeditions Council to fund a blind evaluation study of the company's Snapshot DNA Phenotyping Service.

Video: More Than 40 Police Agencies to Get $79M to Test Rape Kits

September 11, 2015
The combined grants from the Manhattan DA and the U.S. Justice Department will provide funds to more than 40 law enforcement jurisdictions to pay for crime-lab processing of 70,000 untested sexual assault evidence kits, expediting a process that could help identify perpetrators of sex crimes.

More Than 40 Police Agencies to Get $79M to Test Rape Kits

September 11, 2015
Vice President Joe Biden and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. on Thursday announced they will devote a combined $79 million to combat the accumulation of untested sexual assault kits held by police agencies across the country. More Here.

RapidHit DNA Profile Identifies Dangerous UK Sex Offender While Suspect in Custody

August 24, 2015
The RapidHit System from Integenx delivered a stunning arrest in the United Kingdom last week. A suspect was arrested for a minor crime and swabbed for a DNA reference sample while in custody. His DNA profile was generated in less than two hours using the RapidHit System and the suspect's profile immediately matched with a DNA profile recovered from a serious sexual assault case. The suspect pleaded guilty while still in custody.

Parabon Announces New Snapshot Forensic Art Service

August 19, 2015
Parabon NanoLabs Inc. (Parabon) announced a new suite of forensic art capabilities to complement the company's Snapshot DNA Phenotyping Service, a forensics offering that can interrogate an evidentiary DNA sample and produce an accurate composite image of the source.

Rapid DNA Results Uploaded for First Time to UK's National DNA Database

August 14, 2015
Integenx has announced that a second major national database, The National DNA Database (NDNAD), has had forensic DNA profiles uploaded from the RapidHit System. The NDNAD was established in the United Kingdom in 1995. Currently, more than five million forensic DNA profiles have been uploaded into NDNAD.

Parabon's Snapshot DNA Phenotyping Service Reveals New Clues in 27-Year-Old Cold Case

July 22, 2015
Working with the Fort Wayne (Ind.) Police Department, Parabon generated a composite image from DNA linked to the unsolved murder of April Tinsley.

DNA Ties Escaped Killers to Cabin

June 22, 2015
An army of law enforcement officers descended on a wooded area 30 miles west of Dannemora, N.Y., Sunday after police confirmed that DNA evidence removed from a hunting camp a day earlier was linked to two murderers on the lam who escaped from prison.
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